The Latest Clinical Articles in Obstetrics & Gynecology

1Association between vitamin D levels during pregnancy and postpartum depressionJournal of Pharmacy Technology, March 30, 2015  Clinical Article
2Dietary intake of fish, polyunsaturated fatty acids, and survival after breast cancer: A population-based follow-up study on Long Island, New YorkCancer, March 30, 2015  Clinical Article
3Postpartum depression and anxiety in hypertensive disorders of pregnancyPregnancy Hypertension, March 30, 2015  Clinical Article
4Dienogest in the treatment of endometriosis: Systematic reviewArchives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, March 30, 2015  Review Article
5Preeclampsia and arterial stiffness - A 10-year follow up of previous preeclamptic womenPregnancy Hypertension, March 30, 2015  Clinical Article
6Gestational age as a determining factor for successful conservative treatment of severe preeclampsiaPregnancy Hypertension, March 30, 2015  Clinical Article
7Acupuncture in the postoperative setting for breast cancer patients: a feasibility studyThe American Journal of Chinese Medicine (AJCM), March 30, 2015  Clinical Article
8Does iron increase the risk of malaria in pregnancy?Open Forum Infectious Diseases, March 30, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
9Effectiveness of core biopsy for screen-detected breast lesions under 10 mm: Implications for surgical managementANZ Journal of Surgery, March 30, 2015  Clinical Article
10Meta-analysis of association between the TP53 Arg72Pro polymorphism and risk of endometriosis based on case-control studiesEuropean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, March 30, 2015  Clinical Article
1U-M research on lifetime risk of ovarian cancer may help women make informed decisionsUniversity of Michigan Health System, March 30, 2015
2American College of Physicians joins HHS in accelerating alternative payment methods through ‘Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network’ American College of Physicians News, March 26, 2015
3Brigham and Women's Hospital performs first robotic single-site myomectomyBrigham and Women's Hospital, March 19, 2015
4Dartmouth investigators identify window of vulnerability for STIs to infect human female reproductive tractNorris Cotton Cancer Center News, March 18, 2015
5Combating osteoporosis before a hip breaksLinköping University News, March 18, 2015
6Antibiotics found to have unexpected effects on mitochondriaEcole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne News, March 17, 2015
7Geography matters: Imaging overuse seen for breast & prostate cancer in certain regions across the U.S.NYU Langone Medical Center, March 17, 2015
8Stressful life events experienced by women in the year before their infants' births - United States, 2000-2010Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, March 16, 2015
9Birth weight and pregnancy complications associated with the enamel defectsInternational Association for Dental Research News, March 16, 2015
10Low breast density in mammography worsens breast cancer prognosisUniversity of Eastern Finland News, March 16, 2015

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Pre-operative tranexamic acid reduces blood loss in ovarian cancer patients

As reported in ACTA Obstetricia et Gynecologica, a single pre-operative dose of tranexamic acid (15 mg/kg) significantly reduced blood loss (520 cc vs 730 cc) and the transfusion rate (30% vs. 44%) in ovarian cancer patients (n=100) undergoing radical debulking.

Apelin levels correlate with insulin sensitivity and lipid profile in PCOS

As reported in Seizure: European Journal of Epilepsy, patients with epilepsy (n=3182) have a 3-fold increased risk for cerebral stroke. The risk was highest in the 20-39 year age group and those taking high doses of anti-epileptic medications.

Endometrial and ovarian cancer risk increased in PCOS

Based on a meta-analysis reported in Human Reproduction Update, women with polycystic ovarian syndrome [PCOS] (n=919; 11 studies) < 54 years of age, are at increased risk for endometrial (HR = 4.05) and ovarian cancer (HR = 2.52), but not breast cancer (HR = 0.78).

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